• Help Ukrainian Families in Need: World Central Kitchen Donation Match
  • Newsletter
  • Write a Review
  • Boards
  • Deals
  • Find a Cruise
  • Reviews
  • News
  • Cruise Tips

Holland America Line Hawaii Cruise Reviews

8:10 all closed, should have closed at 9
Huge balcony in our room which incredible vistas!
zuiderdam  balcony
Cruiser Rating
3.6
Average
188 reviews

Filters

1-10 of 188 Holland America Line Hawaii Cruise Reviews


Horrible cruise

Review for Koningsdam to Hawaii

User Avatar
Rebert75
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

Thought it might be better for our age 65. It was so boring and everyone on the cruise was asleep between 7-9 pm. Activities were designed for people in a nursing home. Food was terrible and two meals had hair in them. Laundry service ruined my pants and under garments Entertainment was bad and had the same shows often. Excursions were canceled and we were not notified until the moment we ...
Read More

Sail Date: April 2022


3.75 stars Average - Good 2/27/2022 • 35-day Hawaii & Tahiti

Review for Zuiderdam to Hawaii

User Avatar
canaturelover55
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Background: Nov 2021 we went on our second HAL1 week Mexican Rivera cruise on the Koningsdam from San Diego. Fun, high energy good cruise. Would repeat. In June 2015 we were on our first Holland America cruise on the Zuiderdam for 33 days: 29 ports, 13 countries from Barcelona to Rome. Inside cabin. We had a wonderful time with the ports, fellow cruisers, food, music etc. we would ...
Read More

Sail Date: February 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Extremely disappointed

Review for Zuiderdam to Hawaii

User Avatar
captain sarasota
10+ Cruises • Age 90s

I relied on HAL's reputation for excellent food and service and it's reputation for activities for adults and entertainment on previous very long cruises. This cruise was 35 days long, with many, many sea days. I was soon disillusioned. The food was almost always served lukewarm and , for example, never was the toast at breakfast in the dining room served even remotely warm. Frequently, ...
Read More

Sail Date: February 2022

Cabin Type: Large Outside Stateroom (partial sea views)


Could be better.

Review for Zuiderdam to Hawaii

User Avatar
AnneFrank75
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Holland America Zuiderdam 27th February 2022 Reviews are tricky at the moment as the Covid story still affects everything and some criticisms are because of this but I have ignored all Covid excuses in the write up. The cruise was from San Diego to Hawaii then on to French Polynesia then San Diego; 35 days with about half at sea. Being met at airport; getting into hotel; transfer to ship; ...
Read More

Sail Date: February 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


HAL is Really Trying to Make this Work

Review for Koningsdam to Hawaii

User Avatar
MartySD
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

Cruising during the pandemic is challenging to put it mildly. First off the 48 hour prior mandatory testing is hard to find. I contacted HAL for suggestions and after checking she said I was in luck. They had same day testing at two ports...Ft. Lauderdale and San Diego which was perfect for our 17 day Hawaii cruise. I prepaid for 2 ($100 each). When were arrived to embarkation we found that HAL ...
Read More

Sail Date: January 2022

Cabin Type: Vista Suite with Verandah


Worst cruise out of 16

Review for Eurodam to Hawaii

User Avatar
toban1
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We like long cruises. It was depressing wh the number of wheelchairs and walkers. Men coming to dinner in faded jeans and baseball caps. They are very very stingy with food in the dining room. Vegetables were usually mushy spinach. One day I had one half of a Brussel sprout. The next day I asked if I could have extra sprouts, I received 2 halfs! My husband received a pile of mashed ...
Read More

Sail Date: March 2020


HAL Eurodam 3/1-18/20 Experiences

Review for Eurodam to Hawaii

User Avatar
mikewehs
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We were on the Eurodam from San Diego - 3/1 - 18/20 to Hawaii. This was during the Grand Princess from Hawaii to San Francisco, that docked finally in Oakland. We were all concerned about corona virus positive crew or passenger(s) being on board our ship. The Captain gave us daily updates, changes in hand sanitizer use, cleaning, food being served only in buffet, etc. and lack corona cases. ...
Read More

Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


The Jewlery shops act like back street vendors from a third world

Review for Eurodam to Hawaii

User Avatar
Smith45
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

Location of travel. Not a good experience with room staff that took an item from the room, Onboard shops pushy, harassing and unethical. Food was average and allowed many people on excursions and onboard move around the ship that were sick in lite of the Corona Virus issue. Almost on a daily basis, I was standing in a food line while someone was sneezing, on a bus or tender coughing and sneezing, ...
Read More

Sail Date: March 2020

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Hawaii March 1-18 on the Eurodam

Review for Eurodam to Hawaii

User Avatar
lynnrosenblatt
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

We are HA fans after multiple cruises but as others said their reputation is not what it once was. We had never done a cruise with so many sea days in a row so was uncertain if that was for us. While we survived there was not a lot to do on sea days except eat and for some to complain; the trip back to San Diego was more stressful than the trip from SD to Hawaii. Much had changed in just a week as ...
Read More

Sail Date: March 2020


Disappointed with Holland America

Review for Oosterdam to Hawaii

User Avatar
Ewilkins1
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I have cruised many times, with Celebrity as well as some other cruise lines. I had heard some good reports about Holland America, and liked the itinerary of this cruise, so I decided to give it a try. First morning we went up to the gym, and I couldn't believe how small it was. Half of the 10 treadmills were broken, with signs on them saying not to use them. With the remaining ones that ...
Read More

Sail Date: November 2019

Cabin Type: Deluxe Ocean-View Verandah Stateroom


Find a cruise

Hawaii Cruise Reviews for Holland America Line Ships
Oosterdam Hawaii Cruise Reviews
Oosterdam Hawaii Cruise Reviews
Want to cruise smarter?
Get expert advice, insider tips and more.
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy and Cookies Statement and Terms of Use.